Desert Mountain SELPA Resources
The Desert Mountain Special Education Local Plan Area (SELPA) provides special education direction and support to over 21 districts within the local desert and mountain region.
The SELPA provides the following support to the district:
- Legal compliance support
- Dispute resolution and due process
- Professional development- 18/19 SELPA Professional Learning and Services Guide
- Program development and support
- IEP database & forms
The district adheres to the policies and procedures of the Desert-Mountain SELPA. SELPA policies and procedures can be found at cahelp.org
Blank SELPA IEP forms can be accessed on the CAHelp.com website.
- Click on Forms Portal
- Enter username: CAHELP
- Enter password: forms
SELPA WeB IEP/ Web DA Access
SELPA Teacher Portal
Information and training resources for teachers can be accessed on the CAHelp.org website.
- Click on Teacher Portal
- Enter username: Educator
- Enter password: 3601
SELPA IEP Handbook
The Desert/Mountain SELPA IEP Manual provides a comprehensive overview of IEP procedures established through the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act and California Education Code.
The SELPA IEP Manual can be found at http://www.livebinders.com/play/play/1542395
SELPA IEP Handbook
The Hesperia Unified School District adheres to Desert/Mountain SELPA IEP Policies and Procedures.
The SELPA Policies and Procedures can be found at http://cahelp.ss8.sharpschool.com
SELPA Director’s Handbook
The Handbook provides information and resources to special education directors within the DMSELPA
The SELPA Director’s Handbook can be found at http://cahelp.ss8.sharpschool.com/common/pages/DisplayFile.aspx?itemId=26126614
Primary SELPA Contact
For program specialist support from the SELPA, please contact:
Danielle Côté, Program Specialist
Board Certified Behavior Analyst, Multi-Tiered Systems of Support
Direct Line (760) 955-3584
Support: Caryn Valdez (760) 955-3552